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An Introduction to Chinua Achebe's An Image of Africa
3 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewIn An Image of Africa, Chinua Achebe calls out Joseph Conrad for his racist attitudes in Heart of Darkness. Achebe contents that despite the fact that Conrad's novel is a blistering attack on Colonialism in the Congo, his characters are...
Project-based Learning: A Dynamic Approach to Classroom Learning
9th - 12th
Project-based learning. What is it? What are the benefits? The Pitfalls? What preparation is necessary? Skills? Tools? This collection of articles, apps, worksheets, lesson/units plans, and project suggestions will get you started on the road to PBL.
Crack the Case: History's Toughest Mysteries
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young sleuths don their trench coats, tip their fedoras, and grab their notepads to investigate one of four famous unsolved mysteries. After examining multiple primary and secondary sources related to their cold case, they propose a...
The Marshall Plan: The Vision of a Family of Nations
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The European Recovery Act (aka the Marshall Plan) was designed to bring together and develop a spirit of cooperation among European nations after World War II. Class members examine the materials from the Marshall Plan exhibit and assess...
Citizenship: Exhibiting Responsible Citizenship
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Don't let one more crime go unreported! Four activities make up a character education instructional activity designed to test and reinforce observation skills, and inform scholars about the process of reporting crimes, as well as any...
Are the "Star-Belly Sneetches" Good Citizens?
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Create a tight-knit classroom community with a lesson plan that stresses the importance of belonging. First, Dr. Seuss lends his wise words about citizenship through The Sneetches and Other Stories. After a grand conversation about the...
Self-Discipline: Anger/Conflict Management:
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage self discipline with a lesson plan focused on learning anger management techniques. Scholars first take part in a grand conversation and create visual representations of a time they were angry. They then build a classroom book...
Analyzing Persuasive Techniques in Advertising
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A commercial may sell its product to only 1% of its viewers, but 1% of 10,000,000 people can garner quite a profit. Explore the ways advertisements use persuasive techniques, including humor, celebrity testimonials, emotional appeals,...